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BIG CHANGES AT DHS
06.17.19
Big news today out of the Department of Human Services - Director Jerry Foxhoven resigned effective immediately.  Department of Public Health Director... Read More...
LEGISLATOR RESIGNING, SENATE COMMITTEE CHANGES
06.14.19
Rep. Lisa Heddens (D-Ames) announces she will resign from the Iowa Legislature, prompting a special election for this Ames sweat.  Rep. Heddens is a... Read More...
Governor Finishes Actions on Bills
05.24.19
With just minutes to spare before the three-day Memorial Day weekend, Governor Kim Reynolds took final action on the remaining bills sent to her this... Read More...
Session Ends!
04.27.19
After late nights and long debates, controversy and agreement, the 2019 Iowa Legislature has adjourned for the year.  They will not come back together... Read More...
State Representative Changes Parties; Now a Democrat
04.23.19
As. hard as we try, we just cannot keep our Guide to the Iowa Legislature updated!!!  First, Sen. Danielson resigned early in session.  Now, Rep. Andy... Read More...


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ADVOCATING FOR CHANGE DAY 2015 Reminder that registrations are due on April 6 for Advocating for Change Day (April 22, 2015).  Click here to get registered before the deadline; contact ID Action if you have any questions at contactus@idaction.org or 866-432-2846.

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